1. The 29.º Rio Maior International Race Walking Grand Prix is an integrated test in the World Race Walking Tour, being organized by the Câmara Municipal de Rio Maior, DESMOR EM and the Clube de Natação de Rio Maior, with the support of the Federação Portuguesa de Atletismo, da Associação de Atletismo de Santarém and several entities, firms and brands.
2. This event will be part of the World Race Walking Tour, integrating the Gold Level RW Event.
3. The 29.º Rio Maior International Race Walking Grand Prix will take place on Saturday 7th of May 2022, in a circuit of 1,000 meters around the Jardim Municipal de Rio Maior, with the departure and arrival in the same place, on Rua João Ferreira da Maia, with circuits on Avenida Dr. João Calado da Maia, with the following program:
Promotional Youth Race Walking– 2km:
3:30p.m. - Young Benjamins, Children and Beginners, Women's
Promotional Race Walking Mile – 5km:
4:00p.m. - Juvenile, Juniors, Seniors and Veterans, Women's and Men's.
5:30p.m. - 20 km Internacional Women's
10 km - Women's Juniors – Extra competition
5:42p.m. - 20 km Internacional Men's
10 km - Men's Juniors – Extra competition
4. In this event everyone can compete, all athletes and clubs whether federated or not.
5. The confirmation of the proper conditions to be part of the event will be made by judges with the international degree, which may be from five different countries under the international regulation.
6. The circuit of the race will be closed to the traffic and the organization will have at their disposal a doctor and ambulances of the Bombeiros Voluntários de Rio Maior for any eventuality, and also a sports insurance for athletes that are not federated.
7. There will be refreshment stations for all athletes in the circuit and at the end of the races, there is also a room for treatment massages.
8. Registration: Registrations must be entered until 30th march 2022, on the registration platform, indicated on the event's website.
9. There will be a team classification for the Promotion Youth Race Walking and another one for the promotion race walking. This will be made by the sum of the points obtained by each team in the male and female .
Thus, in males and females, they will be assigned separately, 20 points to the 1st classified, 19 to the 2nd, 18 to the 3rd and so on to the 20th ranked, which will have a point.
* Extra 10km for juniors will be only for athletes invited by the organization and there is no place for individual prizes or scoring by teams.
10. Prizes: All athletes who cut the finish line will be awarded with Medals and also the one's by each competition
3 first fem / masc - Promotional Youth Race Walking.
3 first fem / masc - Promotional Race Walking Mile.
3 first fem / masc – 20km Portuguese.
3 first fem / masc – 20km International.
Prize Money – 20km:
Fem / Masc
1º Portuguese - 200,00 €
2º Portuguese - 150,00 €
3º Portuguese - 100,00 €
Fem / Masc Internacional
1º Place - 4.000,00 USD
2º Place - 2.500,00 USD
3º Place - 1.500,00 USD
4º Place - 1.000,00 USD
5º Place - 800,00 USD
6º Place - 700,00 USD
Cups to the first 3 teams of the Promotional Youth Race Walking (M + F) and Promotional Race Walking Mile (M + F)
11. Any situation omitted in this regulation will be solved according with the International Athletics Regulation.